Gene Editing Technology Webinar 20 - 21 October 2021

GENE EDITING TECHNOLOGY WEBINAR
Application in Agriculture and Regulations on Food Derived from Gene Editing Technology
20 - 21 October 2021

DAY 1 AGENDA
20 October 2021 / 8:00 am - 11:30 am ICT (GMT+7)

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TIME (ICT/GMT+7) AGENDA SPEAKER
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome – Introduction

TBC, THASTA, CropLife, APSA

8:15 - 8:45 Overview Presentation about the Latest Trends in the Global Research and Product Development

Dr. Szabi Ruthner
Regulatory Affairs Manager, International Seed Federation (ISF), Switzerland

8:45 - 9:15 Introduction of Genome Edited High GABA Tomato into the Japanese Market

Prof. Hiroshi Ezura
Director of Tsukuba Plant Innovation Research Center (T-PIRC) University of Tsukuba, Japan

9:15 - 9:45 Commercial Launch of CoverCress – a Novel Oilseed Winter Crop with Canola-like Composition

Dr. Tim Ulmasov
Chief Technology Officer, CoverCress Inc., USA

9:45 - 10:15 Japanese Regulation on Products Derived from Gene Editing Technology

Dr. Yutaka Tabei
National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), Japan

10:15 - 11:15 Q&A Session Dr. Szabi Ruthner, Prof. Hiroshi Ezura, Dr. Tim Ulmasov & Dr. Yutaka Tabei
11:30 

End of Webinar Day 1

 


DAY 2 AGENDA
21 October 2021 / 8:15 am - 12:00 apm ICT (GMT+7)

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TIME (ICT/GMT+7) AGENDA SPEAKER
8:15 - 8:30

Welcome – Introduction & Brief summary of Day 1

TBC, THASTA, CropLife, APSA
8:30 - 9:0
Global Policy / Regulatory Overview
Dr. Bernice Slutsky
Chair of ISF WG Plant Breeding Innovation, consultant of American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), USA 
9:00 - 9:30

Modernizing and Future Proofing the Gene Technology Regulatory Framework in Australia

Dr. Osman Mewitt
Chief Executive Officer Australian Seed Federation, Australia

9:30 - 10:00

Argentine Regulatory Framework for Genome Editing

Dr. Gabriela Levitus
Executive Director at ArgenBio, Argentina

10:00 - 10:30

Philippines Policy and Regulation on Gene Editing Technology and Products Derived from the Technology

Ms. Lorelie Umali Agbagala
Head Secretariat, National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines, Philippines

10:30 - 11:30

Q&A Session

Dr. Bernice Slutsky, Dr. Osman Mewitt, Dr. Gabriela Levitus and Ms. Lorelie Umali Agbagala 

11:30 - 11:45

Key Summary and Closing Remark

THASTA, TBC
12:00

End of Webinar Day 2